William Faulkner
"[E]verybody, children on up through all adults present, had to have a verse from the Bible ready and glib at tongue-tip when we gathered at the table for breakfast each morning; if you didn't have your scripture verse ready, you didn't have any breakfast."
Excerpted from Lion in the Garden: Interviews with William Faulkner, 1926–1962, Edited by James B. Meriwether and Michael Millgate.

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